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Who molted today?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by T Frank, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. dmac

    dmac Arachnopeon

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    My B. boehmei finally cast off its old garments and is looking pretty sweet! 20180512_184752.jpg
     
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  2. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Miss Hissypants, the Ceratogyrus marshalli that trolled me last month, has actually molted.

    She had not molted in so long that I began to doubt my diagnosis of pre-molt. So two days ago, I left a mealworm with a crushed head at the entrance just in case. This afternoon, there is no sign of the mealworm, so I pulled her enclosure out to peer into her burrow. Sure enough, there is a molt thoroughly embedded in the wall of her burrow. (I can only see a femur.)

    So now she is enjoying a fat dubia roach for her patience.

    Wow. I don't see any emboli, so he should be a big boy when he finally does mature.
     
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  3. starnaito

    starnaito Arachnosquire

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    I know, I thought for sure this would be his mature molt!
     
  4. Arachnophoric

    Arachnophoric Arachnoknight Active Member

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    It's a molting party over here! 4 molts in the last 24 hours;

    N. chromatus female, now 3+"

    G. pulchripes, unsexed, ~2"

    Also got a molt from my M. balfouri that's hinting female, and can just spy a molt in the burrow of my Chilobrachys sp. Cambodia Blue.

    Still have my N. chromatus male, N. tripepii unsexed, and B. hamorii female in premolt, and those are the ones I know of! :hilarious:
     
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  5. Marika

    Marika Arachnobaron Active Member

    My little G. pulchra - finally! I thought s/he had forgotten how to molt :rolleyes:
     
  6. johnny quango

    johnny quango Arachnoknight Arachnosupporter

    My Thrixopelma pruriens moulted yesterday and looks to have gained a bit in size
     
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  7. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    My tiny C. ritae sling is moulting right now! :woot:

    20180515_1st moulting.jpg
     
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  8. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnoknight Active Member

    It wasn't today, and no photos, but my female C. meridionalis is leggier and skinnier. Her fangs seem to already be hardened as well so a feeding is imminent. Very shy and reclusive, so I had no idea. She was due, however, so it makes sense.
     
  9. R89900

    R89900 Arachnopeon

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    Just watched my fist full molt :D was so excited and nervous at the same time. It was my p muticus sling, I don't care how slow she grows. She's BEAUTIFUL :p
     
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  10. YellowBrickRoad

    YellowBrickRoad Klaasified Arachnosupporter

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    Not much to report. Several molts this week, only 2 to show.

    Brachypelma hamorii 4.5in large female
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    Brachypelma emilia 3.25in small female
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    Cheers!
    YellowBrickRoad
     
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  11. draconisj4

    draconisj4 Arachnoknight Active Member

    L. klugi and N. chromatus slings molted this morning. Not T's but my 2 Pystalla horrida nymphs also molted in the last couple days.
     
  12. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    T. sp. 'Panama' and A. minatrix both moulted last night.

    Waiting on:

    B. albopilosum (Nicaragua)
    B. vagans
    T. sp. 'Caribbean Diamond'
    P. irminia
    H. sp. 'Fire'
     
  13. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    P ornata. IMG_20180514_122353_148.jpg
    L violaceopes #1 confirmed male.
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  14. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoking Active Member

    My Grammostola iheringi lass has flipped. Squeaky bum time.


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  15. SDCustom78

    SDCustom78 Arachnopeon

    Sorry about the photo quality. C. versicolor #1 and #3 as well as P. irminia.
    C versicolor 1.jpg C versicolor 3.jpg P irminia 2.jpg
     
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  16. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoking Active Member


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  17. Sinned

    Sinned Arachnosquire Arachnosupporter

    The temperatures here are finally helping a bit, G. pulchra molted again... expecting her sack mate of doing the same but that one is a digger :p (dirt curtains)

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  18. Toddydog

    Toddydog Arachnosquire

    My P. metallica just molted last night and I figured I'd make a little collage to show how much she's grown.
    Edit: they are all just post molts except for the last picture which is right before a molt
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  19. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnoknight Active Member

    I have had an M. balfouri and Tapinauchenius sp. Union Island moult over the last couple days.
     
  20. Greasylake

    Greasylake Arachnolord Active Member

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    One of my unsexed N. Chromatus slings molted. Just waiting on the other 3 now. Abdomens are so dark it has to be any day now.